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Overview The Henry Hale Graham Sharpless commonplace book was created during Sharpless' time at Haverford College. Sharpless graduated class of 1840, but the book notes many written records and excerpts during 1839 in his junior year. The book contains carving prints from various artists paired with excerpts hand written by Sharpless himself.
Scope and Contents Letters, letterbook, photographs, portraits, illustrations, clippings, essays, addresses, lectures, passports, misc. printed items, academic hood.Letters (1894-1918) written by Sharpless, chiefly addressed to Henry Tatnall Brown (ca. 1871-1938), discuss Sharpless' theological views, various writing projects, and the Friends Historical Society. Collection includes letterbook (1884-1900) kept by Sharpless while Dean of faculty and President of the College and letters addressed to...
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the papers of Walter Penn Shipley Jr., and includes materials related to his time at Haverford College, including 2 trigonometry notebooks, four subject entrance exams, and his personal correspondence.
Overview Papers dating 1976-1981 relate to Andrew Silk's interests and writings, especially about South Africa, but also about employment of underemployed youth in America. They begin while Silk was a student at Haverford College and conclude with the Silk journalism internship, established after Silk's death in 1981.
Overview The diary covers Benjamin Hayes Smith’s time at Haverford and his expereinces during the American Civil War. Entries include informaiton on the Haverford Loganian Society (1856-1859), Haverford Euethean Association (1856-1859), the Haverfod Athenaeum (1856-1859), and the Battle of Stones River (December 31, 1862), in Tennessee.
Dates: 1856 - 1863
Overview This collection contains a notebook with notes and illustrations about philosophy and Christian theology, written by Sigmund Spaeth during his time as a student at Haverford College between 1901 and 1905.
Dates: ca. 1901-1905
Abstract Douglas and Dorothy Steere were prominent figures of the Quaker movement in the twentieth century, and deeply committed to the causes of peace and spiritual enrichment. This commitment is evident in their involvement with Quaker-led relief work after World War II, Quaker spiritual retreats, international diplomacy, and Dorothy’s work with the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. Douglas taught philosophy at several institutions including Haverford College, and published extensively on topics in...
Overview This collection contains the original manuscript and a typed copy of "Recollections of Haverford and After 1841-1857" by Thomas Stewardson (1829-1902). Some of the topics he discusses include: the Loganian Society, food, academics, insect collecting, and other reflections about life at Haverford College.